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True-crime Writer Ann Rule has passed away

True-crime Writer Ann Rule has passed away

Former Burien/Normandy Park-based true-crime writer Ann Rule died at age 83 at Highline Medical Center on Sunday evening (July 26), The Associated Press reported Monday. Her most famous book was a profile... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien City Council problems; Sea-Tac’s new airport runway + more

PODCAST: Burien City Council problems; Sea-Tac’s new airport runway + more

Here’s episode #12 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council delays fireworks ban decision to September

Normandy Park City Council delays fireworks ban decision to September

by Jack Mayne Past near-fire misses, loud explosions for several days and South Sound residents flocking to Normandy Park during the July 4th celebration prompted a long discussion on Tuesday night that... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help identifying man wanted for Indecent Exposure

Police seeking public’s help identifying man wanted for Indecent Exposure

The Normandy Park Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for Indecent Exposure, and they’ve released a sketch of him. Police say that on May 7, 2015 (read our... [Read more]

Daycare employee arrested on Child Rape charges in Normandy Park

Daycare employee arrested on Child Rape charges in Normandy Park

The Normandy Park Police Department on Monday (June 15) announced that they have arrested and booked a local day care employee for Rape of a Child in the First Degree. Police say that on June 9, they received... [Read more]

Reasons given for levy lift ‘just plain wrong,’ says former councilmember

Reasons given for levy lift ‘just plain wrong,’ says former councilmember

by Jack Mayne Normandy Park’s official explanation for the need to pass a levy lift measure in November is “just plain wrong,” former Councilmember John Rankin said at Tuesday night’s Normandy... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police, Port of Seattle Bomb Squad respond to report of grenade

Normandy Park Police, Port of Seattle Bomb Squad respond to report of grenade

On Monday (June 1) at approximately 1:40 p.m., Normandy Park Police were called to check on an old grenade (pictured above) that was found in a residence in the 200 block of SW 208th (map below). Police... [Read more]

See Xavier Lopez Jr.’s new mural paintings at Marvista Park

See Xavier Lopez Jr.’s new mural paintings at Marvista Park

If you’re visiting Marvista Park this weekend, you might notice something a little different about the restroom building – there is some color and figures popping out of the wall! The Normandy... [Read more]

McEvoy, Rankin to face off for retiring Mayor’s seat; other seats uncontested

McEvoy, Rankin to face off for retiring Mayor’s seat; other seats uncontested

by Jack Mayne Incumbent Councilmember Shawn McEvoy switched his candidacy to the seat being vacated by retiring Mayor Susan West. Former Councilmember John L. Rankin, who also filed for that seat, will... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police seeking help finding indecent exposure suspect

Normandy Park Police seeking help finding indecent exposure suspect

The Normandy Park Police Department is searching for a man who exposed himself to a family in the north end of Normandy Park – near 1st Ave South – Thursday afternoon, May 7. Police say that the suspect... [Read more]